Board Member (2013 - 2014)

Gayani Silva, MD

Dr. Silva is a Professor of Pediatrics and the Clerkship Director at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

She has participated in many advocacy activities such as project director for providing medical supplies to Sri Lanka following the southeast Asian tsunami, building and equipping a CAT scan unit in the tsunami ravaged Ampara District of Sri Lanka (Project CAT Scan) as well as helping to provide support for the internally displaced people following the end of internal strife in Sri Lanka. Dr. Silva is on the board of the Coastal Area Health Education Center.

She is a board member and general secretary for Revive to Survive and will act as a mentor for the project directors.